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    Virus cases and hospitalizations rise sharply in Pennsylvania, and dozens of other states see high caseloads.

    The U.S. vaccination campaign’s race against the spread of variants — especially B.1.1.7 —...

    Pregnant women in Britain will be offered Covid-19 vaccines.

    Early in the pandemic, Britain had recommended against vaccines for pregnant women, citing a...

    ‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of a Woman’s J.&J. Vaccine-Related Blood Clot Case

    The disorder is rare, but so severe that the vaccine is on hold while...

    John Williamson, 83, Dies; Economist Defined the ‘Washington Consensus’

    A careful pragmatist, he regretted the way his term, aimed at developing countries, was...

    Prince Philip’s Funeral Will Include a Call to Battle

    The prince approved plans for his own funeral and, despite coronavirus restrictions, the ceremony...

    Iran’s Top Leader Signals Nuclear Talks to Resume Despite Natanz Sabotage

    The declaration by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appeared to put to rest any speculation that...

    Empty middle seats reduce virus risk on planes, a new study says, taking no account of mask-wearing.

    The risk of exposure on a flight is lowered by 23 to 57 percent...

    Changing Strategy, the E.U. Bets Big on Pfizer to Battle Covid

    After an early focus on AstraZeneca and months of turmoil, the European Union is...

    Your Thursday Briefing

    Allies to follow U.S. out of Afghanistan.

    What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

    Most tests should be able to detect the variants of concern, but test developers...
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    An unequal global recovery.

    As the Virus Ravages Poorer Countries, Rich Nations Are Springing Back to Life

    Despite early vows, the developed world has done little to promote global vaccination, in what analysts call both a moral and epidemiological failure.

    They Were Promised a Socialist Paradise, and Ended Up in ‘Hell’

    Lee Tae-kyung has campaigned tirelessly in South Korea to share the story of the 93,000 people who migrated from Japan to North Korea from...

    Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’

    A growing global competition with China and Russia looms over a gathering of foreign ministers in London.

    Your Wednesday Briefing

    Pfizer reaps big profits from the vaccine.

    Subway Train Derails in Mexico City; Scores Are Injured, Reports Say

    The derailment occurred at a station in the city’s southeast, the authorities said.